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My Brackets – the dental brace portal for all ages

Orthodontic Treatment with fixed dental braces is absolutely a commonplace now days with teenagers as well as adults and celebrities. However, the great majority of patients have a number of questions prior to and during treatment: For example, how does the treatment work and what are the options for making treatment more pleasant and efficient? The FORESTADENT portal My Brackets offers valuable insights on a variety of topics:

  • A variety of treatment options, such as metal brackets and ceramic brackets
  • Living with fixed braces
  • Orthodontists in your area

Tip: Get tips from the experts and post your own experiences with braces – on the FORESTADENT Blog.

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